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Exhibitions go digital
The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted business activity across the globe, with hundreds of exhibitions worldwide being postponed or even cancelled, depriving many companies across the board of opportunities to promote themselves.
30 March 2020
Innovators step up in Hong Kong
Innovation and technology (I&T) is rapidly transforming every field of business – from accounting to yachting – and I&T itself is a burgeoning economic activity.
24 March 2020
Hong Kong builds CBD2.0
Visitors to Hong Kong in earlier times were often struck by the contrast between the towers of steel and concrete crowded in the central business districts (CBD) on the north side of the Island and Tsim Sha Tsui Peninsula, and the vast area of empty and flat land in East Kowloon, created by the 1998 closure of the former airport at Kai Tak.
17 March 2020
Banks shore up SMEs
The COVID-19 outbreak has brought an abrupt slowdown in economic activity across the world, and particularly in East Asia.
10 March 2020
Faced with a rapidly changing world, outward-facing Hong Kong has been re-inventing itself for several years, boosting innovation and technology and deepening its integration with Mainland China.
3 March 2020
Lifeline for SMEs, start-ups
Fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost all businesses in Hong Kong but the many trade-focused small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a stiffer challenge than most as prolonged factory shutdowns in Mainland China have weighed on the global supply chain network.
25 Feb 2020
Enterprises rewire networks
Hong Kong has been braving various issues over the past two years, from the Mainland China-United States trade dispute to the novel coronavirus.
18 Feb 2020
Digital spending surges in Russia
The Russian economy passed a number of important milestones last year.
17 Feb 2020
Cars go smart
Artificial intelligence (AI), 5G connectivity and flying taxis were all prominent among the next-generation innovations accorded centre-stage status at the recent CES 2020, one of the world’s largest technology trade shows.
11 Feb 2020
People factor can hit digital transformation
People, rather than technology, are always the biggest impediment to progress, according to many of the experts gathered in London for the recent Digital Transformation Expo Europe event.
10 Feb 2020
Accounting network bullish on Asia
In a networked world, many businesses straddle borders and boundaries, finding themselves working in several jurisdictions, each with a unique economic, legal and social environment.
4 Feb 2020
Innovation drives tilt to Asia
Innovative breakthroughs will see ever more people in Asia achieve prosperity in the digital economy, attendees at the 13th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) heard earlier this month.
21 Jan 2020
Sound solution for the blind
Blind or partially sighted people live in a world where such day-to-day tasks as reading text, recognising the faces of family and friends or picking out items on supermarket shelves can prove impossible.
14 Jan 2020
Online festive sales shine
Cyberstreet moved comprehensively ahead of Main Street during the 2019 festive shopping season as sales remained strong worldwide but digital retailers reaped most of the gains.
7 Jan 2020
UK entrepreneurs upbeat as Brexit looms
With the latest deadline for the United Kingdom to quit the European Union just over two months away at the time, a record number of entrepreneurs gathered in Manchester for Venturefest North West, the sixth edition of this annual expo and conference for local business innovators.
31 Dec 2019
Property opportunity knocks
A Hong Kong-born businessman who has built up a thriving property business in his adopted home of New Zealand, along with Australia, has set his sights on growing in Asia and picked Hong Kong as the obvious base for this expansion.
23 Dec 2019
Financial primer for 2020
Caught between such unprecedented challenges as negative interest rates on the one hand and potentially disruptive fintech innovations on the other, financial industry players worldwide face many novel obstacles.
17 Dec 2019
Green power under spotlight
The world is rapidly moving away from carbon-based fossil fuels; as it seeks to become a centre for technical innovation, Hong Kong could be in the frontier line of this transformation.
10 Dec 2019
APAC dominates tourism sector
Despite creeping concern over the likelihood of a global economic slowdown, the leisure travel sector keeps forging ahead, much to the relief of delegates at this year’s ITB Asia event, the region's annual showcase for the travel trade.
3 Dec 2019
Consumer rules the waves
A trading port since its foundation, Hong Kong has always been at the cutting edge of shipping innovation, adapting as new technologies and geopolitical shifts transform the industry.
26 Nov 2019
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